1. Terms of reference

Job title

Post Distribution Monitoring Project Manager- (Somali National)

Duty station


Starting date

As soon as possible

Contract duration

To be confirmed upon funding availability

Reporting to

Country Programs Coordinator

Supervision of

2 PDM Officers



2. Job description

A. General context of the project

General context of the project

INTERSOS Somalia is recruiting for a national PDM project manager based in Mogadishu. This offers an opportunity for those wishing to work with a professional team providing high quality services for the most vulnerable, focusing on monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programs.

INTERSOS is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people affected by natural disasters and conflicts. Established in 1992 with support from the Italian Federation of Trade Unions, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and the unprotected. In Somalia INTERSOS is active since 1992 responding to emergencies that involve IDPs and returnee populations as well as the host community. INTERSOS currently operates in Banadir, Bay, Bakol and Middle Shabelle regions of Somalia.

B. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

The National PDM project manager is responsible to supervise and support the implementation of INTERSOS PDM activities in Somalia and other programs’ data management activities.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Ø Project proposal writing;

Ø Project cycle and financial management of Post Distribution Monitoring projects;

Ø Project performance report writing;

Ø Implementing Project Monitoring and evaluation and community feedback mechanisms;

Ø Designing data collection, management, analysis and reporting tools;

Ø Inter-organization team building, training, coordination, and supervision of field data collection teams;

Ø Relations with donors and other project stakeholders

3. Position requirements


Statistics, IT, Social Science, Development degree and/or equivalent practical field experience working in Somalia, preferably with a humanitarian organisation.

Professional experience

Minimum Five years’ experience in project cycle management related to Shelter programming, protection monitoring with strong focus on community mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, and data management.

Professional requirements

Ø Previous experience coordinating and managing large teams in Somalia ;able to work autonomously and manage a budget.

Ø Previous experience in working with humanitarian Donors in Somalia, especially UNHCR ;

Ø Proven experience in training, coordination and monitoring and evaluation;

Ø Experience in data analysis using Excel, SPSS, EPIinfo or Ms Access

Ø Experience in data collection using mobile telephone platforms.


Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali is required.

Personal requirements

Ø Good interpersonal skills to work effective with different stakeholders including different communities in the target areas, humanitarian actors, health and education staff, local authorities;

Ø Good cooperation skills and ability to work in a team;

Ø Good problem solving and social skills and creative, to think of alternative solutions;

Ø Stress-resilient to be able to cope with deadlines and complex problems;

Ø Strong organizational, communication and report writing skills;

Ø Computer literate (word and excel);

Ø Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases.

As a general input to this section, not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets. All other requirements are considered as mandatory.


Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to recruitment.somalia@intersos.org with subject line as “Post Distribution Monitoring Project Manager” by 18th October, 2019.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s Immediate supervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Only short listed candidates will be contacted.